ROME (AP) — Experts were closely monitoring a Mont Blanc glacier on Friday, a day after they evacuated 75 tourists and residents amid fears the glacier could soon break apart and crash into a popular Italian Alpine valley.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A bright side for plant nurseries of Melbourne’s first pandemic stay-at-home order was that many householders took the time to garden. But the latest lockdown in Australia’s second-largest city is far tougher.
Already smashing records, this year’s hyperactive Atlantic hurricane season is about to get even nastier, forecasters predict. In the coming months, they expect to run out of traditional hurricane names and see about twice as much storm activity as a normal year.
WINSTON-SALEM — Demonstrators held a vigil in North Carolina to demand justice for a black man who died days after his arrest following the release of body camera videos that showed the man struggling with guards and yelling he couldn’t breathe as they restrained him.
LINCOLNTON — Police say they plan to charge a man with attempted murder after he shot his 7-year-old daughter and girlfriend and then fell off a cliff and into a quarry. But the man’s father said his son was drunk and doesn’t deserve the charges he’s facing.
RALEIGH — A national campaign to promote workplace safety and health has been declared in North Carolina for the week of Aug. 10-16 by Gov. Roy Cooper and in conjunction with NCDOL, the state’s lead agency for workplace safety and health.
RALEIGH — The recent news that the U.S. Census Bureau will be ending its effort to gather census information one month early puts Scotland County and North Carolina under pressure to quickly improve their numbers.